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Payroll employment increases in March at fastest rate since September 2020

payroll employment (thousands) 13,000 13,500 14,000 14,500 15,000 15,500 16,000 16,500 17,000 17,500 Mar. 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Mar. 2021
Source(s):
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (2612), table 14-10-0220-01.

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Payroll employment increases in March at fastest rate since September 2020
  payroll employment (thousands)
March 2016 15,869.7
April 2016 15,933.9
May 2016 15,933.6
June 2016 15,995.6
July 2016 15,994.8
August 2016 15,972.1
September 2016 16,038.9
October 2016 16,034.6
November 2016 16,053.9
December 2016 16,104.3
January 2017 16,086.9
February 2017 16,140.0
March 2017 16,146.0
April 2017 16,171.0
May 2017 16,211.9
June 2017 16,309.2
July 2017 16,327.1
August 2017 16,375.2
September 2017 16,411.0
October 2017 16,386.6
November 2017 16,399.7
December 2017 16,459.5
January 2018 16,454.7
February 2018 16,484.9
March 2018 16,542.2
April 2018 16,549.9
May 2018 16,616.8
June 2018 16,657.0
July 2018 16,646.5
August 2018 16,690.1
September 2018 16,727.7
October 2018 16,781.0
November 2018 16,791.9
December 2018 16,773.3
January 2019 16,837.1
February 2019 16,861.3
March 2019 16,898.4
April 2019 16,916.2
May 2019 16,950.3
June 2019 16,952.0
July 2019 17,035.8
August 2019 17,051.3
September 2019 17,039.1
October 2019 17,059.8
November 2019 17,054.3
December 2019 17,060.9
January 2020 17,085.6
February 2020 17,041.8
March 2020 16,101.6
April 2020 14,251.8
May 2020 13,716.3
June 2020 14,370.2
July 2020 15,132.0
August 2020 15,457.9
September 2020 15,806.0
October 2020 16,000.3
November 2020 15,928.8
December 2020 15,976.8
January 2021 15,841.0
February 2021 15,898.0
March 2021 16,143.8
Source(s):
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (2612), table 14-10-0220-01.
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